Don’t sell our park short!

Merton Council’s public consultation on a masterplan for Wimbledon Park is fatally flawed. FOWP is calling for an extension of the consultation period, currently set to end on 22 August, which is peak holiday time. And we want the council to hold a public meeting, where concerned residents and park users can have the different [...]

2018-08-07T17:22:51+01:00July 25th, 2016|

Bowling under threat in Merton

Last autumn, Merton Council announced that, due to cost cutting, it would not be maintaining either Morden or Merton Bowls Greens from 2016, and Mitcham is likely to close at the end of the year.
The Wimbledon Park Bowls Club, together with those in Merton Park andRaynes Park, has healthier membership numbers, and all three are safe [...]

2016-02-14T12:21:50+00:00February 14th, 2016|

The Wimbledon Club – Press Release

Please click on the following link to find a Press Release which has been issued by The Wimbledon Club with the agreement of the London Borough of Merton. TWC- Press Release 080515

2015-05-13T10:51:57+01:00May 13th, 2015|

Fancy getting back into netball?

Emma Toft has recently been appointed by England Netball as a netball development community coach for the Borough of Merton to increase netball participation within the Borough. Emma is setting up new "Back to Netball" sessions in the Park and tells FOWP she will be providing a gentle re-introduction to the sport for adult females of [...]

2014-11-04T17:14:46+00:00November 4th, 2014|

Ever thought about giving bowls a try?

Wimbledon Park has a very well established bowls club. If you've ever thought about giving bowls a try, here’s your opportunity. The club offers ‘Taster Sessions’ every Saturday morning (11am-12.30pm) from May until the end of September. Everyone is welcome from 8 – 80+. All the necessary equipment and coaching is provided. All you need [...]

2018-08-07T17:22:51+01:00April 28th, 2013|


In recent months, relations between anglers and boaters on the lake have improved - it is a careful balance, meeting everyone's needs. However there appears to be a problem with poaching on the lake, with carp being stolen and sold. Angling Club bailiffs are to operate on the public side of the lake to try [...]

2015-11-09T16:52:19+00:00March 15th, 2013|

Tennis and Beach Volleyball Courts

The newly-resurfaced tennis courts If you've visited the park recently you may have noticed the machinery and building materials currently stored on the 'temporary' car park just to the left of Revelstoke Road entrance. This is all part of the resurfacing of another 5 tennis courts in time for the summer season, a [...]

2018-08-07T17:22:51+01:00March 14th, 2013|

Sports facilities

The athletics track - a possible venue for hockey? Wimbledon Hockey Club has submitted a proposal to move to the athletics stadium, to make sure it is used more fully. There is also scope to improve access for disabled athletes. The next stage is a meeting between the Hercules Athletics Club, FOWP and [...]

2018-08-07T17:22:51+01:00March 5th, 2013|
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